Videos

Movies, documentaries, book talks, panel discussions, and more! Check out our archive of educational programming — made for researching students, history lovers, and the curious-minded.

Music

Tenement Concert: Mind Yourself – A Musical Wake for Mick Moloney

Enjoy an intimate, musical celebration of the life and work of Dr. Michael “Mick”...

Women's History

Virtual Tenement Talk: The Complex History of Birth Control

How did women living in tenements manage family planning? What discussions would they have...

Women's History

Virtual Tour: Contraceptives and Controversies

Enjoy a past special virtual program discussing the history of birth control from the...

Lower East Side History

Tenement Talk: We Are One

On June 24th, 1982, nearly 20,000 garment workers gathered in Chinatown’s Columbus...

Labor History

Tenement Talk: The Chinese Question

In honor of her 2022 Bancroft Prize-winning book, 'The Chinese Question', author and...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: One Quarter of the Nation

How have immigrants shaped our country today? In her groundbreaking new book, One...

Women's History

Tenement Talk: Beautiful Country

In Beautiful Country, Wang shares a poignant and necessary memoir of her experiences as an...

Latino History & Culture

Book Talk: Latino USA

A marvelous representation of a lifelong ambition to capture the multi-dimensions and...

Lower East Side History

Tenement Concert: A History in Nuyorican Jazz

Broadcasted from our recreated 1960s living room, this special Tenement Concert featured...

Lower East Side History

Book Talk: Windows on the Bowery

With its ties to history and pop culture, the Bowery is possibly one of the most...

Black History & Culture

Tenement Talk: Moon and the Mars

Set between the years of 1853 and 1863, 'Moon and the Mars' follows Theo's coming of age...

Lower East Side History

Book Talk: Stitching a Life

In 1900, Helen flees persecution in Lithuania and travels by steerage to the Lower East...